Barbara and Jim Twardowski
Dallas is a cultured city and fitting locale for the first Thompson Hotel in Texas — a luxury lifestyle Hyatt brand. Located downtown, Thompson Dallas resides in The National — a historic, 51-story building that underwent a $460 million restoration prior to opening last fall. The hotel has 219 guestrooms, including 52 suites.
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Pink and fuchsia azaleas were in full bloom when we arrived at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in northwest Florida. Once inside the resort, we drove slowly (the speed limit never seems to exceed 23 mph) past walking paths, bridges, golf courses and lush green landscaping, until we found our destination — Hotel Effie — tucked amongst the trees. The 250-room luxury property opened in February.